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General Manager


Lagos, Nigeria

Job description

Job Introduction

    Adexen HR Services is mandated by an Oil & Gas company to recruit a General Manager. The position is based in Lagos, Nigeria.


    To provide leadership and manage day-to-day operations of the Company’s field operations including commercial and operations/production activities.

    To develop and execute strategies and policies that ensure production performance, growth, sales performance and profitability.

    • Development and execution of business strategies for the Oil & Gas E&P sector
    • Prepare annual budgets for region, achievement of monthly revenue / profit budgets and forecasts.
    • Develop the organizational structures within Nigeria to deliver the agreed strategy. This includes the employment of functions, sales people and site personnel to manage and run the oil production
    • Achievement of utilisation and optimisation of company assets to ensure revenue growth
    • Responsible for all permanent premises and business in agreed geographic areas and adherence to all, Global Service Standards, QHSE and ISO 9001:2000 procedures at all locations.
    • Financial management and reporting
    • Relationships with agents at all levels.
    • Review all contracts with the Commercial department, ensure adherence to Risk Management Procedures set by for property, payments and people.
    • Talent/team building (recruitment/development/retention) - Champion the training, performance management and career development of employees and new recruits to prepare for future growth
    • Deployment of working practices and tools to drive effective business execution (cost, productivity, measures/process/review points etc.)
    • Manage regional compliance with ethical regulations and laws 

Desired Skills and Experience

    • Master’s degree from a recognized university. MBA is a plus
    • Minimum 15-20 years of experience in the EP&C sector. Extensive experience in the offshore O&G industry
    • Minimum 10 years of experience within an international EP&C operator or within an international oilfield services company
    • Track record in successfully managing and growing the P&L of a large multinational organisation, preferably in Nigeria or Western Africa
    • Experience and knowledge of conducting business in Nigeria
    • Good stamina and a willingness to show total commitment to the business and to be available when necessary
    • Ability to take decisions autonomously and to act decisively
We thank all applicants however only those selected will be contacted.


Energy / Oil & Gas

Job Seniority


Job Category

Operations and Production

Employment Type

Full time


15 - 20 years


Production Management, Offshore, Drilling, Oil & Gas, Operations Management, Business Development, Team Management

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